Tangleweed and Brine – ‘a truly breath-taking collection, a rich intertextual feast that blends the old and the new’

Tangleweed and Brine

This piece was written by Ciara Ní Bhroin, lecturer in English Literature and Children’s Literature Studies in Marino College of Further Education, Dublin. She launched the book for Little Island on the 8th September, and her speech was so superb that we just had to have it in writing. Endless thanks to Ciara Ní Bhroin for writing Continue Reading →

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Magic in the Making: P.J. Lynch’s Once Upon a Place Illustrations

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Once upon a Place is a collection of 11 new short stories and 6 new poems by Ireland’s top children’s writers, edited by Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world-renowned artist P.J. Lynch. P.J.’s black-and-white charcoal illustrations are evocative and make for a very lavish book. Each of the stories and poems is Continue Reading →

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